Requirements for Colorado Medical-Aid-In-Dying

1

Age

You must be 18 years or older.

2

Terminal illness with less than 6 months to live 

Must be diagnosed by a physician that has already seen or consulted with you and been documented in the medical records as having an illness that is terminal and less than six months to live.   

3

Colorado resident

 Must have proof of residency, either: a valid driver license/ID card, Voter Registration card, proof of home ownership or leasing agreement, or Colorado Income Tax Return for the most recent year. 

4

Mentally competent

You must be mentally competent to make an informed decision. Dementia would disqualify.  

5

Voluntary Request

Voluntarily requesting medical-aid-in-dying medication that has not been coerced or unduly influenced by others. You must be the one requesting, not a relative/friend/attorney.  

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